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Eddie Murphy

Born: April 3, 1961


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Mr. Church (2017)

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| 104 Min

A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.

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A Thousand Words (2012)

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| 91 Min

Jack McCall is a fast-talking literary agent, who can close any deal, any time, any way. He has set his sights on New Age guru Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis) for his own selfish purposes. But Dr. Sinja is on to him, and Jack’s life comes unglued after a magical Bodhi tree mysteriously appears in his backyard. With every word Jack speaks, a leaf falls from the tree and he realizes that when the last leaf falls, both he and the tree are toast. Words have never failed Jack McCall, but now he’s got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he’s a goner.

59 2012 91
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Tower Heist (2011)

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| 104 Min

Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy lead an all-star cast in Tower Heist, a comedy caper about working stiffs who seek revenge on the Wall Street swindler who stiffed them. After the workers at a luxury Central Park condominium discover the penthouse billionaire has stolen their retirement, they plot the ultimate revenge: a heist to reclaim what he took from them. From director Brett Ratner, Tower Heist also stars Matthew Broderick, Téa Leoni, Gabourey Sidibe, Casey Affleck, and Alan Alda.

62 2011 104
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Shrek Forever After (2010)

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| 93 Min

Longing for the days when he was a “real ogre,” Shrek (Mike Myers) signs a deal with Rumpelstiltskin that turns his world upside down in the process. Donkey (Eddie Murphy) suddenly can’t remember his best friend; Fiona (Cameron Diaz) is now a tough warrior princess; and Puss In Boots (Antonio Banderas) is one very fat cat! Together, they have 24 hours to restore happily FOREVER after.

63 2010 93
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Imagine That (2009)

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| 107 Min

A financial executive who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.

56 2009 107
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Meet Dave (2008)

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| 90 Min

A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.

49 2008 90
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Shrek the Third (2007)

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| 92 Min

The greatest fairy tale never told continues when Shrek (Mike Myers) embarks on another whirlwind adventure with Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and Puss In Boots (Antonio Banderas) to find the rightful heir to the throne. Meet the magical misguided Merlin (Eric Idle), an awkward Arthur (Justin Timberlake), and a powerful posse of princesses in a tale where everyone lives happily ever laughter.

61 2007 92
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Norbit (2007)

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| 101 Min

A mild-mannered guy who is engaged to a monstrous woman meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

39 2007 101
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Shrek the Halls (2007)

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The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course in the holiday. But just when he thinks he has everything for their quiet family Christmas just right, there is a knock at the door.

65 2007 58
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Dreamgirls (2006)

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| 134 Min

Three young women - Deena Jones, Effie White, and Lorrell Robinson - desire to become pop stars and get their wish when theyre picked to be backup singers for the legendary James \Thunder\ Early. Then theyre set free for leads, but Curtis Taylor and Effies brother C.C. decide for Deena to be lead which upsets Effie.

65 2006 134
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Shrek 2 (2004)

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| 93 Min

Happily ever after never seemed so far far away when a trip to meet the in-laws turns into a hilariously twisted adventure for Shrek (Mike Myers) and Fiona (Cameron Diaz). With the help of his faithful Donkey (Eddie Murphy), Shrek takes on a potion-brewing Fairy Godmother, the pompous Prince Charming (Rupert Everett), and the ogre-killer, Puss In Boots (Antonio Banderas) who's a pussycat at heart.

72 2004 93
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The Haunted Mansion (2003)

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| 99 Min

Workaholic Jim Evers, his wife/business partner Sara Evers get a call one night from a mansion owner named Edward Gracey wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion a butler named ramsley takes them to dine with Master Gracey. Master Gracey takes one look at Sara and he thinks she's his lost lover. The evers family are trapped in the mansion. Then the magic begins.

49 2003 99
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Daddy Day Care (2003)

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| 92 Min

Daddy Day Care is the hilarious comedy about kids ruling the roost! When ad execs Charlie (Eddie Murphy) and Phil (Jeff Garlin) lose their jobs, their wives head off to work. But when they realize they can't afford to keep their kids at the fancy Chapman Academy run by the evil Miss Harridan (Anjelica Huston), Charlie and Phil become the proprietors of Daddy Day Care. Little do these two Mr. Moms realize that they have just begun their own adventures in babysitting!

55 2003 92
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Showtime (2002)

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| 95 Min

A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.

55 2002 95
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The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

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| 95 Min

The year is 2087, the setting is the moon. Eddie Murphy stars as Pluto Nash, the high-flying successful owner of the hottest nightclub in town, or rather the universe! Unfortunately, Pluto finds himself in trouble when he refuses to sell his club to lunar gangster Mogan, who just happens to be helping the mysterious Rex Crater mastermind a plan to take over the entire moon. But Pluto isn't ready to kiss his assets goodbye. With the help of his robo-bodyguard Bruno, beautiful aspiring singer Dina Lake pool shark and confidant Rowland and more - can Pluto overcome the mob and blast them all into orbit?

37 2002 95
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I Spy (2002)

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| 97 Min

An experimental spy plane is stolen by an evil arms dealer and is about to be handed over to an international terrorist. The U.S. Government drafts an egotistical boxing star (Murphy) to join a suave special agent (Wilson) on a dangerous top-secret mission to get the plane back. This ultimate odd couple might be able to save the world - if they can just get along.

54 2002 97
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Shrek (2001)

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| 91 Min

Winner of the first Academy® Award for Best Animated Feature (2002), Shrek sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world’s imagination with…the Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told! Shrek (Mike Myers) goes on a quest to rescue the feisty Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) with the help of his loveable Donkey (Eddie Murphy) and win back the deed to his swamp from scheming Lord Farquaad.

79 2001 91
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Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

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| 87 Min

Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. Dolittle must help a group of forest creatures to save their forest. But with the aid of his mangy, madcap animal friends, Dr. Dolittle must teach Archie the ways of true romance in time to save his species and his home before their habit is gone. So John held a meeting for every animal in the forest to not give up without a fight no matter what kind of animal expression they have and everyone agrees to do it and save their home.

46 2001 87
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Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)

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| 106 Min

The Klumps are back in this hilarious sequel! Having done his best to keep Buddy buried in his subconscious, the portly professor Klump (Eddie Murphy) is horrified to find him resurfacing in untimely outbursts, and threatening his marriage plans to colleague Denise Gains (Janet Jackson). Sherman decides to rid himself of his lecherous alter-ego once and for all by extracting Buddy's DNA from his system. But, Buddy bursts full-bodied into Sherman's world and lays claim to the professor's astounding invention, a revolutionary youth serum. Buddy heads to Sherman's family home for the drug, but he'll have to deal with the entire Klump family first! Murphy's comic genius is evident as he plays all eight of the Klumps with hilarious perfection. Don't miss the sequel that America can't get enough of!

43 2000 106
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Life (1999)

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| 108 Min

Comic stars Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence co-star in this funny and thoughtful film about the value of life. When the two find themselves shipped off to a Missouri prison for a life term in the 1930s they must learn to deal with the hand life has dealt them... and with each other. Fans will love Murphy and Lawrence as a new kind of "odd couple," aged through the film with Rick Baker's striking make-up effects.

66 1999 108
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Bowfinger (1999)

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| 97 Min

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy join forces to deliver Bowfinger, a hilarious satire of Hollywood's lunatic fringe. Martin is laugh-out-loud funny as a producer desperate to make his dream project, going to any length to cast the hottest action star (Murphy). An outrageous romp through the world of low - very low - budget filmmaking.

64 1999 97
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Mulan (1998)

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| 88 Min

A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li Shang.

75 1998 88
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Doctor Dolittle (1998)

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| 85 Min

A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! Now every creature within squawking distance wants the good doctor's advice, unleashing an outrageous chain of events that turns his world upside down!

53 1998 85
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Holy Man (1998)

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| 114 Min

Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.

49 1998 114
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Metro (1997)

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| 117 Min

Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars. The ending is played out with Roper and his partner McCall attempting to rescue Roper's kidnapped girlfriend. A major element in the plot is the relationship between Roper and his girlfriend.

55 1997 117
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The Nutty Professor (1996)

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| 95 Min

Comic superstar Eddie Murphy returns in one of his most hilarious multi-role movies as Professor Sherman Klump, a hugely obese scientist who falls for the lovely Professor Carla Purty (Jada Pinkett Smith). Desperate for her affections, Klump invents a DNA-altering drug that temporarily transforms him into the slender, testosterone-overloaded jerk, Buddy Love. It’s not long before both egos begin to compete for dominance and Carla's attention in this comedy starring Dave Chapelle and Oscar nominee James Coburn. Murphy brilliantly plays the entire "big-boned" Klump clan thanks to Rick Baker's special effects makeup which earned an Oscar. Great fun with a positive message, this film is a must-see.

56 1996 95
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Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

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| 100 Min

Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn't know she's half vampire -- and Maximillian will do whatever's necessary to put her under his spell.

44 1995 100
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Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

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| 104 Min

Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it s run by the same gang that shot Billy s boss.

55 1994 104
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Boomerang (1992)

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| 117 Min

Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes badly downhill.

54 1992 117
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The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)

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| 112 Min

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of the game and decides to fight back the only way he knows how, with a con.

58 1992 112
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Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

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| 95 Min

For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is scheduled to be released from prison on the next day.

58 1990 95
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Harlem Nights (1989)

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| 116 Min

A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky's career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.

59 1989 116
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Coming to America (1988)

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| 116 Min

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ordinary American and begin his search.

69 1988 116
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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

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| 100 Min

Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel s investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin – and the chase is on.

64 1987 100
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Eddie Murphy: Raw (1987)

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| 93 Min

After achieving fame with Saturday Night Live and Beverly Hills Cop, Eddie Murphy released a film version of one of his live stand-up performances. He mainly focuses on the topics of divorce and relations between the sexes, but also goes into some of the problems he's encountered because of fame, including offended listeners and fans who continually greet him with his unprintable catch phrases.

76 1987 93
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The Golden Child (1986)

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| 94 Min

A detective specializing in missing children is on a madcap mission to save a youth with mystical powers who s been abducted by an evil cult. He battles a band of super-nasties, scrambles through a booby-trapped chamber of horrors and traverses Tibet to obtain a sacred dagger.

58 1986 94
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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

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| 105 Min

Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend s murder. But soon, he realizes he s stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie detective Billy Rosewood joins the fish-out-of-water Axel and shows him the West Los Angeles ropes.

73 1984 105
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Trading Places (1983)

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A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

75 1983 116
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Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)

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| 69 Min

Taped live and in concert at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. in August, 1983, Eddie Murphy: Delirious captures Eddie Murphy's wild and outrageous stand-up comedy act, which he performed in New York and eighteen other cities across the U.S. to standing-room-only audiences. Eddie's comedy was groundbreaking, completely new, razor sharp and definitely funny.Eddie Murphy pontificates in his own vulgarly hilarious fashion on everything from bizarre sexual fantasies to reliving the family barbecue, and is peppered with Eddie's one-of-a-kind wit. Laugh along as Eddie reminiscences of hot childhood days and the ice cream man intermixed with classic vocal parodies of top American entertainers.Experience Eddie Murphy at his best, live and red hot! Delirious! Uncensored and Uncut!

83 1983 69
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48 Hrs. (1982)

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| 96 Min

A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.

69 1982 96



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